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valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
menace - threat; V: threaten
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast